Immaculate Conception & St Joseph, Christchurch

Welcome to St Joseph’s!

*NEW*  FAMILY & YOUTH EVENTS INFORMATION  here

OUR CHURCH IS OPEN FOR MASS
SUNDAYS (9am) book by Thursday 12 noon by phoning the Parish Office on 01202 483340
Please see latest guidelines for attending here

 

Sunday Mass also livestreamed:
(welcome and introduction at 8.55am)
or via the recording at any time after that
The link for this week’s Sunday Mass  (1st August) here
View any of our previous recordings here

WEDNESDAYS (10am)

You no longer have to book a place at Wednesday morning Masses.
When you arrive, please either scan the QR code, or write your name and contact details on the slip of paper provided and place in the envelope. Pens or pencils will be provided – please sanitise your hands before using, or, better still, bring along your own pen. Envelopes with all the slips of paper will be kept in the parish office for 21 days before being shredded as required by Test & Trace.

Tuesday Adoration and Morning Prayer (9.30-10.30am)

Join us for Adoration and Morning Prayer in church on Tuesdays 9.30-10.30am (Morning Prayer at 10.15), with the same signing-in system as above. No need to book. Pop in whenever you like during the hour.

Toilets at the back of church are now available for use again if needed, but you are asked to clean and sanitise afterwards, using the cleaning wipes and disinfectant provided. 
PLEASE REMEMBER TO CONTINUE TO LEAVE A TWO-CHAIR GAP BETWEEN HOUSEHOLDS

BEFORE YOU COME TO CHURCH:
IF YOU ARE FEELING UNWELL AND ARE IN ANY WAY VULNERABLE, PLEASE STAY AT HOME.   
THERE IS NO OBLIGATION OR PRESSURE TO ATTEND SUNDAY MASS AT PRESENT.
Face coverings must be worn, hands sanitised on entry and social distance maintained at all times – before, during and after Mass.
Please follow guidance of the stewards.

Family Liturgy is now finished for the summer 
(click HERE for details.  See also their Facebook Page)

Please read our weekly Newsletter for details of all that is taking place in our church community… [See below]

Office usual opening times:
Mon 9am-11am, Tue 9am-12 noon, Wed 9am-3pm,
Thu 9am-12 noon, Fri 9am-12 noon

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR PARISH MISSION
Click here for details of how to make a donation and for Gift Aid information.  Thank you!

“Prayer & Praise” Tuesday evenings on Zoom 

St Joseph’s Pastoral Council information and recent minutes

Bishop Philip’s Pastoral Letter for the Year of the Eucharist is available to view here

Newsletters

The Newsletter for Sunday 25th July is available to download hereThe fourth edition of our monthly news sheet on Justice, Peace and Social Responsibility can be downloaded here: WHATEVER YOU DO 4 Aug 21
 
The Newsletter for Sunday 18th July is available to download here.  We also have a finance fact sheet to download as well.
 
The Newsletter for Sunday 11th July is available to download here
 
The Newsletter for Sunday 4th July is available to download here
The third edition of our monthly news sheet on Justice, Peace and Social Responsibility can be downloaded here: WHATEVER YOU DO 3 July 21
 
 
 

Parish Centre
Due to COVID restrictions our Parish Centre is currently closed. 

For Parish Centre Bookings or enquiries  email here
or telephone 07517-359148 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
The Parish Centre Website can be reached here

67 Purewell
Christchurch
BH23 1EH
01202 483 340
Email usParish Priest:
Fr John Chadwick
Deacon:
Rev Hugh Parry

Mass times (NOTE: These do not apply at the present times due to COVID-19 restrictions – see above for details)

Sunday MassesWeekday Masses/ServicesHoly Days' Mass
6.30pm (Saturday Vigil)
9.00am (Sunday)
Monday: Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion at 9:15 am*
Wednesday: 9:15 am*
Friday: 7:30 pm (NB. Check latest newsletter to confirm, occasionally a house mass)
7.30pm

*Preceded by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Morning Prayer from 8:30 am